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1915-2015 Kiwanis 100 Year Logo District Logo 2014-15 Div. 33 Lt. Gov. John Sullivan & FL Mary 1973-74 Lt. Gov. Wendall Kinney (Kern) wrote Hail Kiwanis 2003-04 Cal-Nev-Ha KIWIN'S Dist. Adm. John & Gov. Vanessa

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This page contains links to information and resources relevant to the Division 33 of Cal-Nev-Ha District of Kiwanis International.


Cal-Nev-Ha Division 33 was formed in 1962 from part of Division 18.

Div. 33 Lt. Governors Retirement & Installation Dinner was held at Kern Agricultural Pavilion on September 30, 2016. Call to Order was by IPP Westchester Kiwanis Club John Eviston and Welcome & Introductions was by PLG Phil Niederauer. Retiring 2015-16 Lt. Gov. Greg Mudge thanked his Div. 33 Committee Chairs, Club Presidents, Secretaries & Treasurers plus Region 11 Trustee Carol Farris. 2016-17 CNHD Gov. Pete Edwards retired 2015-16 Lt. Gov. Greg Mudge (Taft) and installed 2016-17 Lt. Gov. John Sullivan (Westchester). Also, CNHD Gov. Pete Edwards retired & installed Westchester Kiwanis Club Officers & Directors with President Chris Hall (FL Brenda). Pres. Chris Hall gave IPP John Eviston his "2015-16 Club Pres. Plaque". Two "Kiwanis of the Year Awards" were given to Judy Noack & Treas. Sheryl Boe. In attendance from Div. 33 Clubs were: Delano (3/1), Downtown Bakersfield (2), Kern (6/1), Rosedale (1), South (2), Taft (4), Tehachapi (4) & Westchester (25/14). Other guests attending were: 2016-17 CNHD Gov. Pete Edwards & 2014-16 Region 11 Trustee Carole Farris. Photos, Program & Flyer (Left)

On April 21, 2016, eleven 2015-16 Distinguished Service Awards were presented by CNH Dist. Gov. Cherice Gilliam & LG Greg Mudge to the following: Delano - Gary Girard; Downtown Bakersfield 3-2-1 - Pres. Christine Lizardi Frazier; Kern - Ken Gibson; Oildale - Pres. David Coburn; Rosedale - Kelly Berg; Shafter - Phillip Jimenez; South Bakersfield - Sec. Chris Pawlowski; Taft - Michael Chiaeamonte; Tehachapi - Joe Beckmann; and Westchester - Ruben & Frances Rosales. DSA present in Bold

1973-74 Div. 33 Lt. Gov. Wendall Kinney (Kern) is honored for writing the word and music of the official published "Hail Kiwanis" song. (Middle) Word, Music & Singers

PSDLG John Stephenson (Kern) is the 1st recipient of the "Stephenson Award of Excellence - Dedicated to all those who serve KIWIN'S with their hearts", and 2003-04 KIWIN'S Governor Vanessa Porter presented retiring District Administrator John with this award at the 28th District Convention in the Irvine Marriott Hotel on April 17, 2004. (Right) At the 87th Kiwanis Cal-Nev-Ha District Convention in Reno, NV on August 24, 2007, John was presented the Bert Shoemaker Award by Chair Paul Formosa. On May 18, 2008, Vanessa Porter graduated from Boston University with a B.A. in Biology plus a Specialization in Ecology and Conservation Biology. She received the coveted Scarlet Key Award which is the highest honor a student can receive. On July 7, 2010, she completed 2 years in Honduras serving the Peace Corps. She wrote "The guidance you've given me has truly shaped who I am today." I hope others would have many "Kiwanis moments" that I have had with the Service Leadership Program (SLP).

Division 33 Links:

100 Years of Kiwanis
Cal-Nev-Ha Magazine Winter 2016-2017 Issue
Division 33 Links to Club Home Pages
Division 33 Bulletin & Photos
Division 33 Calendar
Division 33 Background
Division 33 WSP2-MNT News
Division 33 2016-17 Lt. Governor's Page
Division 33 WSP1-IDD History
Division 33 Bloodmobile History
Division 33 - 1999 District Convention & Committees

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